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Relating to, or resembling, fish or a fish
“With no fishy smell or taste, it comes in convenient daily-dose packets.”
Arousing feelings of suspicion
“There's something fishy going on here. You can't pull any wool over my eyes.”
Giving the impression of being strange or odd
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“The film is a stark picture of a not-so-distant imagined future. It is a rather fishy situation considering there is hardly any plankton left.”
Arousing feelings of doubt
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“Don's best friend, Gene, has some fishy theories about how to attract the opposite sex.”
Showing a lack of emotion or expression
“Edison reacted by unrolling some of his droll but often dull stories, to which Gould responded with a fishy stare.”
Showing a skilful use of underhand tactics to achieve goals
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(of a falsehood) Concocted to deceive others
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Insincere or hypocritical in nature
An endearing term for a fish
“Isn't that a little fishy in the sea? No! It absolutely is not! It's a big fishy in the sea.”
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